Five in Five: Author

Five in Five with author Shannon Wiersbitzky

TweetHey there, friends! Thanks for joining me for this Five in Five with Shannon Wiersbitzky, author of both What Flowers Remember and The Summer of Hammers Angels. I’ve been so lucky to get to know Shannon after she invited me to participate in her campaign to highlight middle-grade books that tackle tough topics, which we’ve lovingly titled… Continue reading Five in Five with author Shannon Wiersbitzky

Thoughts about middle grade books

The thing about grief in middle-grade books…

TweetThe Thing about Loss and Middle School Kids… I initially wrote this as a post for the lovely girls over at Bookish Babes. They are fabulous; go visit them often! I’m reposting here as this topic came up in a discussion recently, and I was reminded of the important responsibility we, as middle-grade writers, have.  … Continue reading The thing about grief in middle-grade books…